Brief Biography

Sandy earned her BS in Biology from UMFK and then went on to earn her BSN from Husson University. She holds a Master’s Certificate in Nursing Education from the University of Maine.

Ms. Pelletier has taught in higher education for nine years and keeps herself up-to-date by continuing to work per diem for Northern Maine Medical Center. She is working on becoming certified in simulation education. Professor Pelletier has been teaching nursing classes in northern Maine for over a decade and played a large role in expanding UMFK’s simulation lab.

She enjoys spending time with her family and going to her children’s sporting events. She likes snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, and hiking.

Research Interests

  • Simulation curricular integration

Distinctions & Associations

  • Registered Nurse in the State of Maine [Maine State Board of Nursing Licensure]

Selected Publications

  • Volunteer speaker for Fort Kent Community High School Wellness Day
  • Volunteer speaker for Valley Rivers Middle School Gifted and Talented program

Educational Background

I graduated from the University of Maine at Fort Kent with a bachelor of science degree in Biology in 1994. I received my bachelor of science degree in Nursing at Husson College in 1997. I completed a Master’s Certificate in Nursing Education at the University of Maine in 2011. I am currently enrolled at the University of Maine, pursuing a graduate degree in Nursing Education.